Becoming a leader

People who want to be a leader can develop leadership ability.

Leadership is not the exclusive preserve of the wealthy and educated. Leadership is a matter of personal conviction and believing strongly in a cause or aim.


Top tip for improving your resume

A proven way to advance in your career is to be continually acquiring new knowledge.

Stay on top of trends or developments in your field and make sure that your current resume reflects those needed skills.


Slouching gives out negative vibes

Want to attain your maximum height potential? What better way than to sit or stand erect and hold your head high at all times?

Slouching gives out negative vibes and projects you as low on self confidence even while making you look shorter than you really are.


The power time

Make all your calls in the morning-this is when people are most likely to be available. Then, block off the rest of your day on interrupted work.


Book Friday: What Color Is Your Parachute?

Still the best-selling job-hunting book in the world,  What Color Is Your Parachute? is the most complete guide for first-time job seekers as well as second and encore careers changers.

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Lead with your strenghts

Put your strengths first – Since your resume will be read very quickly, you have to be sure that you lead with your strengths. Decide which bullets will most strongly support your objective and put them first.


Book Friday: Cool Careers for Dummies

Cool Careers For Dummies promises not only to help you find jobs you never knew existed, but to make it fun!

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Make Note of Your Past Accomplishments

Most people don’t keep a very good record of work accomplishments and then struggle with creating a powerful resume when it’s time to search for a new job.


How to effectively delegate work

When delegating tasks, be specific about what you want done. Be clear as to the purpose of the delegated work and what kind of results you expect. Take the time to answer the person’s questions. This takes less time than redoing work.


Book Friday: Rules of the Game

In his international bestseller The Game, Neil Strauss delved into the secret world of pick-up artists–men who have created a science out of the art of seduction.

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The secret to getting a job

Did you know that more than 50% of all jobs are obtained from contact networks? If you have a good contact network, it  is also a good place to discover future careers, to explore new trends, and to learn about new  opportunities.


Stay Practical

Most people, who fail at achieving their goals, mostly fail because they set unrealistic goals for themselves.



Make a list of all your responsibilities as a business owner.

Prioritize them. Income-producing tasks should be at the top of your list. Place your prioritized list on your computer monitor. This will help you focus.


Getting ahead in your career

If you have your career set on something beyond what you are doing in your present position, seek out opportunities to volunteer or serve on advisory boards, where you can build a reputation as someone who is passionate and dedicated to your particular industry.